Neighborhood Engagement Hub seeking volunteers for citywide cleanup – Saturday, May 15
May13

Neighborhood Engagement Hub seeking volunteers for citywide cleanup – Saturday, May 15

The Neighborhood Engagement Hub is seeking volunteers to participate in Flint for a citywide cleanup day on Saturday, May 15. During the cleanup, neighborhood groups and individual residents will be completing projects on more than 29 sites throughout the city’s nine wards. The citywide cleanup is supported through a grant from the Mott Foundation, awarded through the Foundation’s Focus on Flint initiative. Mott granted $82,147 to the...

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The Rep of Flint presents virtual theatrical production of The Breath Project
Oct24

The Rep of Flint presents virtual theatrical production of The Breath Project

By Patsy Isenberg The Flint Repertory Theatre is joining 22 other theaters across the country today and Sunday, Oct. 24 and 25, in a virtual performance inspired by the deaths of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd. Black actors from around the country will present works they’ve created for the theatre in a virtual format in what they’re calling The Breath Project. Flint Repertory Theatre (The Rep) has partnered with The Breath...

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The East Village Magazine – October 2020 – Special Edition
Oct24

The East Village Magazine – October 2020 – Special Edition

A special edition, covering the Flint Community Schools Board Election Candidates and their views, is available for download here: Click to access...

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Pandemic Alters Halloween Plans for Flint; Four Neighborhoods offer Community Buildings for Trick-or-Treaters
Oct09

Pandemic Alters Halloween Plans for Flint; Four Neighborhoods offer Community Buildings for Trick-or-Treaters

Community groups for four neighborhood-based options will offer an alternative to the traditional door-to-door trick-or-treating method this Halloween. The community events will be held, with all standard safety precautions, at the following four locations on Saturday, Oct. 31: Berston Field House, 3300 N. Saginaw St., 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Latinx Technology and Community Center,  2101 Lewis St., 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Bethel United...

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Review:  McCree Theatre vocal contest highlights local talent even in the pandemic
Jul30

Review: McCree Theatre vocal contest highlights local talent even in the pandemic

By Patsy Isenberg Through the magic of technology The New McCree Theatre continues, despite the chaos the world is experiencing, to inspire local talent and offer entertainment to the public. Not in shows–yet. But two talented singers won McCree’s recent singing competition by submitting videos of themselves to McCree’s “First Annual Online Vocal Contest” via McCree’s Facebook page. There was an adult category and a youth...

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FACES of Flint available now
Jul28

FACES of Flint available now

Following Tuesday night’s premiere of the two new videos “FACES OF FLINT: a message from the anvil of America’s democracy,” both are available here: Video One (six minute version) Video Two:  

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